Issue 23 – December 2011

The John Muir Trail, the Haute Route, training for Antarctica, Scottish Winter Skills course, down jackets and 4-season sleeping bags on test, and much more in the December 2011 edition of Trek & Mountain…

T&M Issue 23
The John Muir Trail

Mark Richardson recounts his 14-day ‘thru hike’ through California’s stunning Sierra Nevada range

Training for Antarctica
We catch up with the British Services ‘Spirit Of Scott’ team as they train for their 2012 polar expedition

The Haute Route
Stephen Venables guides us along the classic ski touring route from Chamonix to Zermatt

Scottish Winter Skills
Andrew Mazibrada takes his first steps in winter climbing as he joins a 5-day course in the Cairngorms

Expedition Medicine Part 7
Dr Raj Joshi continues his series with a look at how to deal with the symptoms of diarrhoea

Down jackets, 4-season sleeping bags, Magellan eXplorist 610, Geigerrig Rig 500 and more on test